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Amaryllis Verhoeven

Head of Unit, Industrial Property and the Fight against Counterfeiting, European Commission

Amaryllis Verhoeven is Head of the Intellectual Property Unit at the European Commission (DG GROW F5). She joined the European Commission in 2001 and has worked on a wide range of issues related to building and functioning of the Single Market as well as on energy policy issues. Amaryllis has a Ph.D. in law and political theory and holds an LL.M. degree of Harvard Law School. She lectures at the Law Faculty of the KU Leuven (Belgium) and has authored a book & academic articles. Before joining the European Commission, Amaryllis worked as an attorney in the offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.